16-03-18 West Midlands Bike Theft: Light at the end of the tunnel?
Freedom of Information (FOI) figures that have been received by the Motorcycle Action Group (MAG) in the West Midlands are demonstrating a glimmer of hope for all riders in the region. Figures for the last quarter of 2017 show a 25% reduction in motorcycle theft in the West Midlands when compared with the same period in 2016.
09-03-18 Manchester revs up for Biker event
MAG, is pleased to be supporting the forthcoming Manchester Bike Show. Billed as “the number one bike show in the North”, Manchester Bike Show will take place at Event City on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th March 2018.
05-03-18 Join the ‘holey’ crusade: MAG backs National Pothole Day
The Motorcycle Action Group calls on riders to use National Pothole Day on March 8th 2018 to get local authorities to fill holes and save lives. MAG is inviting all riders to highlight holes in the road on National Pothole Day: March 8th 2018.
28-02-18 MAG calls for a sense of proportion on ULEZ enforcement
MAG strongly urges Transport for London(TfL) to drop its victimisation of the poorest in society to no public or environmental benefit, and has called on TfL to demonstrate a degree of moderation and common sense.
22-02-18 Khan’s bike tax will charge poorest workers £12.50 a day for ‘privilege of emptying his bin’
MAG is challenging the Mayor of London with three clear questions regarding ‘extraordinary and discriminatory claims about motorcycling in London.’ MAG has challenged London Mayor, Sadiq Khan, to justify ‘some of the biggest transport contradictions in London’s history’ – following what they feel is a ‘discriminatory’ plan to charge motorcyclists for using the eco-friendly option of powered two wheelers (PTWs).
16-02-18 MAG announces new team member
MAG is pleased to announce that it has recruited a Director of Campaigns & Political Engagement.
09-02-18 MAG gears up for Fred Hill Freedom rides
MAG has organised rides in memory of Fred Hill to take place this weekend. Fred Hill was born in 1909 and was a motorcycle dispatch rider during WWII. In later years he campaigned for a repeal of the helmet law and became famous for riding his motorcycle in a beret
02-02-18 MAG rides back to Northern Ireland Motorcycle Show
MAG is attending the ‘EIKON’ Northern Ireland Motorcycle Festival again. After the success of their stand at last year’s event, MAG is back on the show circuit this weekend, from 2nd to 4th February 2018.
30-01-18 MAG attends Trade Expo in Stoneleigh Park
MAG attended the Motorcycle Trade Expo in Stoneleigh Park in January 2018 to talk with the industry. The event focused on the motorcycle, scooter and ATV markets and is a business forum for industry professionals and decision-makers, with many international participants too.
29-01-18 MAG comments on London Mayor’s summit with motorcycle manufacturers
Representatives from Honda, Suzuki, Yamaha, BMW and Piaggio were invited to meet with the Metropolitan Police, MOPAC, the Motorcycle Industry Association and Secure by Design at City Hall on 23rd January.
16-01-18 MAG meets Transport Chair at Greater London Authority
The Motorcycle Action Group met the Chair of the Greater London Authority (GLA) Transport Committee, Keith Prince, to begin a serious dialogue about the future of motorcycling in London.
02-01-18 MAG starts the New Year determined to make a difference
MAG is looking forward to driving the agenda for riders’ rights in 2018: here’s how.
21-12-17 Wishing you all a Merry MAG Christmas
MAG ends 2017 by offering a huge ‘thank you’ to all of its members for their support during the year and wishing them many miles of happy riding in the year ahead.
20-12-17 MAG looks back at 2017: a year of action and progress
MAG Chair, Selina Lavender, says she is delighted by how much progress MAG has made in recent years.
14-12-17 Vacancy For Director of Campaigns & Political Engagement
MAG seeks to employ an individual who is passionate about driving forward the agenda for riders of all motorcycles, scooters and trikes, and about representing the views of MAG and its membership
23-11-17 MAG opposes ‘disproportionate’ pillion passenger ban
MAG has expressed concerns about the prospect of a ban on pillion passengers in London – a proposal which has been raised to combat the scooter crime epidemic currently gripping the city.
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